The Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians is pleased to see the increase in greater Los Angeles area community members’ wanting to recognize our Tribe through “Land Acknowledgment Statements.” Since we are inundated with requests, we ask that visitors watch the video and review the information on our landing page ( before contacting the Tribe. Additionally, the content on the page represents the views of the FTBMI. Please contact other Tribal Nations if you would like information on their unique protocols and perspectives.